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Anglo American Platinum CE Craig Miller
Anglo Platinum anticipating 15% to 25% lower half-year earnings
18th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The basic earnings and earnings per share of platinum group metals (PGM) mining company Anglo American Platinum for the first six months of this year are anticipated to be between 15% and 25% lower... 

Council reiterates importance of compliance with amended guidelines on mandatory COP
17th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Minerals Council South Africa has reiterated the implications of the Amended Guideline for the compilation of a mandatory code of practice (COP), which was first published in July 2023. The... 

Graph showding projected downward path of platinum.
Minerals Council VP spells out platinum production decline expectation to Shanghai
16th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Under current market conditions, many platinum mines will close prematurely due to a lack of financial resources – and even without financial constraint, closure of depleting mines will result in... 

Hive Hydrogen GM Colin Loubser
Green ammonia ousting coal in power stations, R105bn hydrogen developer reports
15th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Huge demand for green ammonia from power stations is being seen by the developer of South Africa’s R105-billion green hydrogen to green ammonia project in the Eastern Cape. But this new development... 

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Tanzania leads ASM legislation, support
12th July 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Tanzania has emerged as a leader in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region for its progressive and supportive policies toward artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), demonstrating... 

From left, Murray & Roberts Cementation project executive Kethu Mokgatlha receiving the award from AMMSA President Mosala Letebele in recognition for the company reaching seven million fatality-free shifts
Another fatality-free milestone for Murray & Roberts Cementation
9th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

A hard-won culture of safety has earned Murray & Roberts Cementation the accolade of seven-million fatality-free shifts from the Association of Mine Managers of South Africa (AMMSA). The award was... 

World Platinum Investment Council CEO Trevor Raymond.
Shanghai Platinum Week highlights unique platinum, palladium futures innovation
9th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum and palladium have been spotlighted on day two of Shanghai Platinum Week, where South Africa is well represented by Minerals Council South Africa as well as platinum group metals (PGM)... 

Hydrogenious founder and CEO Dr Daniel Teichmann (left) after receiving a gold medal in the Netherlands for the promotion of platinum-based hydrogen,
Platinum still playing key role in hydrogen carrier’s journey towards competitiveness
8th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Thrifted platinum is continuing to play its critical catalytic role in the significant strides that have been made towards making liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC) competitive, SherLOHCk... 

acid mine drainage
Krugersdorp children in danger of poisoning from abandoned mines, UP scientist says
5th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

University of Pretoria (UP) Department of Chemistry water remediation expert Dr Alseno Kagiso Mosai has cautioned that young children in Krugersdorp are breathing in uranium, arsenic and mercury... 

Platinum bars
More than half-million ounces flow into platinum ETFs in two months in UK
5th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Over the course of April and May, an inflow of more than half a million ounces of platinum poured into exchange-traded fund (ETF) holdings in the UK, the biggest since South Africa’s ETF initial... 

Platinum-enabled hydrogen fuel cell electric heavy duty vehicles active at Los Angeles port.
Pace of platinum-enabled green hydrogen adoption building up steadily worldwide
4th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The pace of platinum group metals- (PGM-) enabled green hydrogen generation and clean PGM-catalysed fuel cell electricity adoption is building up steadily worldwide. In a global online... 

Barrick Gold President and CE Dr Mark Bristow, who says Kibali was built on partnerships with its stakeholders.
Renewables component of DRC gold mine’s energy mix to hit 85% next year
3rd July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The reputation of the large Kibali gold mine, run by Barrick Gold in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is being significantly enhanced by its far-reaching contribution to the development and... 

African Rainbow Minerals Executive Growth Jacques van der Bijl.
High hopes for potentially game-changing technology at platinum group metal mines
2nd July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Development of an innovative new mining method for narrow tabular steep dipping orebodies has reached an advanced stage after four years of effort. The reef boring machine that has already been put... 

Pallinghurst Co-Chief Executive and Co-Founder Arne Frandsen.
Investors very positive on South Africa's unity govt, says Pallinghurst's Arne Frandsen
1st July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Amongst all our investors, there’s a very broad support for South Africa’s government of national unity initiative, says Pallinghurst Co-Chief Executive and Co-Founder Arne Frandsen. “I think it’s... 

Minerals Council CEO Mzila Mthenjane (left) and VP Paul Dunne.
South Africa will be well represented at Shanghai Platinum Week, Minerals Council assures
28th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa will be well represented at the upcoming Shanghai Platinum Week 2024, which takes place from July 8 to 11, Minerals Council South Africa VP Paul Dunne has highlighted. This major event... 

A large yellow 410 P-Tier Articulated Dump Truck with a man wearing PPE driving it
Dump truck redesigned to improve surface mining
28th June 2024

Last month, heavy equipment manufacturer John Deere announced that it has redesigned its 410 P-Tier Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) with upgrades to its design and productivity performance, following... 

Minerals Council CEO Mzila Mthenjane being interviewed by Mining Weekly.
Mining needs one-stop regulatory environment to boost growth – Minerals Council
27th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South African mining needs what is often referred to as a one-stop shop to ensure that an applicant is not sent from one department to the other but goes to one place where the application is... 

Anglo Executive Market Development Head Benny Oeyen
Anglo spearheading exciting new clean hydrogen mobility initiative across Europe
26th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum-based hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) received a major boost on Wednesday with the announcement of an initiative to deploy new fleets of zero-emission FCEV taxis in Europe.... 

Mining filtration solutions transform operational efficiency, sustainability
Mining filtration solutions transform operational efficiency, sustainability
26th June 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Advanced filtration technologies are proving to be pivotal in optimising efficiency and sustainability efforts in the mining industry. This was the focal point of a recent webinar hosted by Creamer... 

University of Fort Hare Vice-Chancellor Professor Sakhela Buhlungu (left) and South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Global gold mining major highlights academic partnership with South Africa’s Fort Hare
21st June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The University of Fort Hare, where the offspring of mineworkers were the first graduates, has agreed a R12.5-million, initial ten-year academic partnership with gold mining major AngloGold Ashanti,... 

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ICMM highlights tailings safety on Brumadinho anniversary
21st June 2024

The fifth anniversary of the Brumadinho tailings dam collapse serves as a “powerful reminder” to all mining industry stakeholders about the tragic consequences of accidents and highlights the need... 

The above image depicts one of the Kwik Kit buildings supplied by Kwikspace
Prefab offering expanded with quick-assemble kits
21st June 2024 By: Lynne Davies

In the mining industry, where time is of the essence, there is a need for fast and efficient solutions when it comes to the construction of permanent structures or fully mobile units for temporary... 

A Skydio drone and Boston Dynamics robot dog
Dwyka, Deep Tech highlight new drone technology at showcase
20th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mining technology company Dwyka Mining Services and its sister company Deep Tech have announced the launch of several new drone technology services through its partnerships with drone technology... 

This Prieska mine chamber was blasted in the 1970s.
Green copper, vapour refining envisaged at Orion’s Northern Cape base metals mines
20th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green copper and clean smelting and refining are envisaged at Orion Minerals’ quickly advancing base metals mines in South Africa’s well-endowed Northern Cape province, which has historically... 

Errol Smart
South Africa now a compelling world investment story, upbeat Orion highlights
19th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

“The sun is finally shining on us,” an upbeat Orion Minerals CEO Errol Smart enthused during an Australia/South Africa webinar on Wednesday, when he outlined how South Africa has become one of the... 

Richards Bay Minerals GM for Growth Strategy Bradley Reddy.
Fast-greening Richards Bay Minerals now eyeing on-site renewables, storage, aggregation
19th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Energy-intensive Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), which consumes an average of 1.8 terawatts of power a year, was able to secure its latest 140 MW wind energy power purchase agreement (PPA) in six... 

Flashback to the listing of Southern Palladium on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange two years ago.
Southern Palladium remains committed to advancing Bengwenyama project
18th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The completed prefeasibility study (PFS) drilling campaign for the Bengwenyama platinum group metal (PGM) project, on the eastern limb of South Africa’s distinctively endowed Bushveld Complex, is... 

Thungela Resources active in Mpumalanga.
Thungela poised to spend R3.9bn capital in South Africa
18th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed Thungela Resources is poised to spend R3.9-billion worth of capital in South Africa going forward. An estimated R1.3-billion of this capital expenditure (capex)... 

US Gold secures key water discharge permit for CK project
14th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Explorer and developer US Gold has received a key permit for the CK project, in Wyoming, further advancing the company’s development efforts. The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ)... 

Development of rare earth-free permanent magnets.
Artificial intelligence used to eliminate need for rare earths in permanent magnets
11th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Discovering new materials has historically been slow. Now artificial intelligence (AI) is making it possible to discover a material entirely computationally and have that verified experimentally.... 

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